This website is owned and operated by AUT University. In this policy, "us", "we" or "our" means AUT University.
This policy addresses the following:
it. We do not use, share or transfer personal information except as set out in this policy.
2. Personal information
2.1 What is Personal Information?
3. Collection of your personal information
3.1 We will only collect personal information that is necessary for us to contact you, evaluate your stroke risk and for the purposes of the research study.
3.2 The type of information may include the following:
3.4 Depending upon the reason for requiring the information, some of the information we ask you to provide may be identified as mandatory or voluntary. If you do not provide the mandatory data or any other information we require in order for us to provide our services to you, we may be unable to provide or effectively provide our services to you.
4. Use and disclosure of your personal information
4.1 We will only use or disclose your personal information for the primary purposes for which it was collected or as consented as set out in the information sheet.
4.2 We may seek your additional consent to use or disclose your personal information to a principal investigator for the purposes of future research.
4.3 A report of the study may be submitted for publication, but individual participants will not be identifiable in such a report.
5. Data quality and security
5.1 We have taken steps to help ensure your personal information is safe. You will appreciate, however, that we cannot guarantee the security of all transmissions or personal information, especially where the Internet is involved.
5.3 The data will be kept in a secure database and the communications between the Stroke Riskometer App and the data collection services will be encrypted.
5.4 The data collected as part of the study will be the responsibility of the principal investigator of the study in accordance with the requirements of the New Zealand Privacy Act (1993).
5.5 Notwithstanding the above, we will take reasonable steps to:
5.6 However, the accuracy of personal information depends largely on the information you provide to us, so we recommend that you:
6. Access to and correction of your personal information
6.1 You are entitled to have access to any personal information relating to you which we possess, except in some exceptional circumstances provided by law. You are also entitled to edit and correct such information if the information is inaccurate, out of date, incomplete, irrelevant or misleading.
6.2 If you would like access to or correct any records of personal information we have about you, you are able to access and update that information (subject to the above) by contacting us via the details set out at the end of this document.
8. Resolving Privacy Complaints
8.1 We have put in place an effective mechanism and procedure to resolve privacy complaints. We will ensure that all complaints are dealt with in a reasonably appropriate timeframe so that any decision (if any decision is required to be made) is made expeditiously and in a manner that does not compromise the integrity or quality of any such decision.
8.2 If you have any inquiries, concerns or complaints about the manner in which we have collected, used or disclosed and stored your personal information, you can tell us by contacting us.
8.3 In order to resolve a complaint, we:
8.4 We will keep a record of the complaint and any action taken in a privacy register.
8.5 Persons can refer their complaint to the Office of the Privacy Commissioner if they are not satisfied with the result of their complaint.
Contact Details for Privacy Officer of AUT University
Phone: +64 9 921 9689